Latest Mechanical engineering Stories

2014-06-22 23:02:32

Recently, LenoRF, the great China electrical accessory manufacturer, has launched a big sale for its high quality SMA female connectors; the current discount is up to 28% off. (PRWEB) June 22, 2014 Recently, LenoRF, the great China electrical accessory manufacturer, has launched a big sale for its high quality SMA female connectors; the current discount is up to 28% off. Clients who place an order online before the deadline (July 02) can enjoy the special offer. The company’s famous...

2014-06-22 12:20:04

DALLAS, June 22, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- ReportsnReports.com adds "Automotive Lighting Market by Position (Front, Rear, Side, & Interior), Technology (Halogen, Xenon/HID, & LED), Vehicle Type (Passenger Car, LCV, Bus, & Heavy Truck), & Geography - Global Trends & Forecast to 2020" and "Automotive Sensor Market by Product (Pressure, temperature, level, speed, MEMS, oxygen, Nox), Application (powertrain, safety & control, vehicle security, alternative fuel,...

2014-06-20 23:10:22

LenoRF, a reliable electrical accessory wholesaler in the global market, has recently unveiled its new range of SMA Jack products. To top it all, the company is now providing great discounts on all the new items. (PRWEB) June 20, 2014 LenoRF, a reliable electrical accessory wholesaler in the global market, has recently unveiled its new range of SMA Jack products. To top it all, the company is now providing great discounts on all the new items. Any orders placed before June 26 are eligible...

2014-06-20 12:20:27

KENTWOOD, Mich., June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Autocam Corporation, a leading precision manufacturer for both the automotive and medical industries, hosted a ribbon cutting ceremony to officially open the doors to its new, state-of-the-art manufacturing facility on Thursday, June 19th. The $10 million investment in Marshall, Michigan is Autocam's latest commitment to job creation and advanced manufacturing technologies. Several VIP guests attended including Governor Rick Synder who...

2014-06-20 08:25:14

DUBLIN, June 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets (http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/cbrcjg/global_mems) has announced the addition of the "Global MEMS Microphone Market 2014-2018" report to their offering. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769 The miniaturization of MEMS microphones is one of the major trends in the Global MEMS Microphone market. MEMS microphones are small, with more functions than a traditional ECM. An MEMS microphone is almost 10 times...

2014-06-19 23:13:18

China Automobile Axle Market Report, 2014-2017 report says the concentration ratio of China's axle market is relatively high, with 36% of the market occupied by top five companies by sales volume in 2013, namely, Sichuan Jian'an Rear Axle Automobile Co., Ltd., Zhucheng Yihe Axles Co., Ltd., Tianjin Fengjin Auto Parts Co., Ltd., Jiangxi Jiangling Chassis Co., Ltd. and Dongfeng Dana Axle Co., Ltd. Dallas, Texas (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 China Automobile Axle Market Report, 2014-2017...

2014-06-19 23:09:09

Homeowners can look forward to cool, clean air this summer with a few simple tips from Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning. Portland, OR (PRWEB) June 19, 2014 As temperatures rise and the days grow longer, homeowners are looking for ways to easily and more efficiently cool their homes during the summer months. To help, Jacobs Heating and Air Conditioning, a Portland HVAC company, recommends servicing or replacing air conditioning units at the start of the season to maximize energy...

2014-06-19 12:24:08

Energy Upgrade California(TM) launches campaign to help save water and energy SACRAMENTO, Calif., June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With the state in a severe drought, Energy Upgrade California(TM) is launching a campaign to educate Californians on how saving water can also save energy to make sure we have both the water and energy needed for the future. Developed in partnership with Save Our Water, the multimedia campaign will be seen by millions throughout the state. Saving water and energy is...

2014-06-19 12:21:24

LONDON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Reportbuyer.com has added a new market research report: Tire Retreading Market in the US 2014-2018 http://www.reportbuyer.com/automotive/tyres/tire_retreading_market_us_2014_2018.html TechNavio's analysts forecast the Tire Retreading market in the US to grow at a CAGR of 16.94 percent over the period 2013-2018. One of the key factors contributing to this market growth is the price-effectiveness of retread tires. The Tire Retreading market in...

2014-06-19 08:23:29

THE WOODLANDS, Texas, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- CB&I (NYSE:CBI) today announced it has been awarded a contract by AES Corporation subsidiary Indianapolis Power & Light Company valued at more than $500 million for the engineering, procurement and construction (EPC) of a combined-cycle gas turbine power station near Martinsville, Indiana. The 671-megawatt unit will be built adjacent to the existing Eagle Valley station. "This award continues CB&I's history of successful...

Latest Mechanical engineering Reference Libraries

2010-09-27 17:29:21

A Mason jar, invented by Rick Mason in 1858, is a glass jar used in canning to preserve food. Ball Corp. manufactured the jars early on and the name ball jar was also applied to the jars. In mass-production they have been replaced by other methods; however, in the home they are still widely used for canning. Usually the jars have a two piece lid composed of a inner flat metal which is covered by by a screw-on ring. The ring creates a vacuum with the lid during the canning process. So that...

2010-09-27 17:09:09

A Bunsen burner produces a single open gas flame; it is commonly found in labs - used for heating, sterilization, and combustion. Robert Bunsen, in 1852, was hired at the University of Heidelberg and promised a new laboratory building. Heidelberg had just started installing coal-gas street lighting which provided light but not necessarily heat. Laboratory lamps, at the time, left much to be desired regarding economy and simplicity. The desire was to maximize the temperature and minimize...

2010-09-24 18:05:15

A thermostat regulates the temperature of a system and keeps the system's temperature at desired setpoint temperature. The device does this by turning heating and cooling devices on and off and regulating air flow of a heat transfer fluid as needed. This maintains the correct temperature. Thermostats may be used to control heating or cooling a system, or may be a component part of a heater or air conditioner. There are a variety of ways that thermostats can be constructed and could use...

2005-05-25 19:16:15

Perlite is an amorphous glass mineral of volcanic origin. Typical analysis: 70-75% SiO2, 12-15% Al2O3, Na2O 3-4%, K2O 3-5%, Fe2O3 0,5-2%, MgO 0,2-0,7%, CaO 0,5-1,5% Loss On Ignition 3-5% Properties: When it reaches temperatures of 850"“900 °C, perlite softens (since it is a glass) and water trapped in the structure escapes and this causes the expansion of the material to 7"“15 times its original volume. The expanded material is a brilliant white, due to the reflectivity of the...

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